Photo Credit: Terrence Hamilton

Photo Credit: Terrence Hamilton

 

Ms. de los Angeles began studying Ballet and Spanish dance at the Ballet Hispanico School in 1992.  In 2002, she was selected to participate in the inaugural apprentice program with the American Bolero Dance Company where she studied with founder Gabriela Granados, as well as Jose Molina, Mariano Parra, and Escuela Bolera with Jeraine Michel.  During the summers of 2004 and 2005, she studied flamenco in the advanced level of the Summer Program at the Fundación Cristina Heeren de Arte Flamenco in Seville, Spain with Milagros Menjíbar, Carmen Ledesma and Rafael Campallo.

 

In 2008, Ms. de los Angeles received a scholarship to attend the Jacob’s Pillow Cultural Traditions workshop for Flamenco Dance where she studied under Noche Flamenca’s Soledad Barrio and Martin Santangelo.  She spent two years living and working abroad in Madrid, Spain from 2010-2012, where she studied Classical Spanish Dance and Escuela Bolera with one of the founding members of the Ballet Nacional de España, Lupe Gomez, as well as Flamenco technique with Concha Jareño, Marco Flores, Alfonso Losa, Inmaculada Ortega, and Pepa Molina.

 

Ms. de los Angeles has had the privilege to perform as a featured soloist with the Melinda Marquez Flamenco Dance Center in Flamenco Made in the USA in 2012 and in Tablao de la Luna Nueva in 2014.  In 2016, she was a featured soloist in, and co-producer of, Ryan Rockmore's Generacion del 16 at Teatro Circulo in NYC.  Also in 2016, the two cofounded Al Margen Flamenco, which had its opening season in April of 2017 with the show, Adorno.  This show went on to be nominated for a Latin ACE award for Best Musical Production.  The company presented its second work in the Spring of 2018, Duende adentro, and is preparing for its third season at Teatro Circulo with a new production esensoria.

 

Ms. de los Angeles is currently on the Flamenco Faculty at the Ballet Hispanico School of Dance, and at the Center for Flamenco Arts with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana.  She is also a Teaching Artist with the Community Arts Partnership Program with Ballet Hispanico, and with City Center, providing Flamenco dance education in NYC Public Schools.